DNA is information, not intellectual property PDF Ispis E-mail
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Intellectual property considerations in biology are one of the more worrying trends currently being negotiated in business and in the legal system. A court recently ruled that DNA is information, not intellectual property. Whether this holds as it moves through the court system in the US is unclear. But the impact of life patents (literally) is already being felt: “There are about 40,000 patents that currently protect some 20 percent of the human genome”. For more information on the impact of patents on breast cancer treatment, have a look at this article.
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